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All The Presidents’ Birthdays: Dance Balls to Movie Star Fundraisers in 90 Rare Photos

For several generations a popular story about St. James Church made the rounds of the Hudson River Valley community. One Sunday, an old Republican matriarch member was mortified to find her pews crammed with complete strangers, gawking and waiting for… Read More ›

First Ladies, Swimsuit Edition: Bikinis to Bonnets to Bloomers

In the beginning, First Ladies were given no dispensation when it came to figuratively swimming in their bathing suits alongside the Presidents. Regardless of their nationally elevated marital status, they were expected to lead their countrywomen by example. So it… Read More ›

The Little Rascals & George Washington: A Small Lift in the Great Depression

  There they were, big names among Little Rascals: Wheezer, Stymie and Spanky, along with lesser known Sherwood, (third from left), Kendall and Dorothy (second and third from right), clothes pressed and antics still long enough to gaze with well-behaved… Read More ›

Adams Snubs Washington’s Birthday & His Snarky Top 10 List on GW

The second President liked the first President well enough, but he wasn’t all gaga about having The Great One’s birthday celebrated with dance parties, fireworks and parades. In fact, if any one President would surely take fiendish pleasure in knowing… Read More ›

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